11 Afghan women killed in stampede near Pakistan consulate: officials By AFP | Last Updated: 21st October, 2020, 13:27

The Pakistan consulate had resumed issuing visas last week after a seven month pause because of the coronavirus outbreak

11 Afghan women killed in stampede near Pakistan consulate: officials

China piles pressure on North Korea by banning coal imports China to suspend N Korea coal imports

The commodity is North Korea's single largest export item, while North Korea is China's fourth largest supplier of the fuel


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Her lawsuit resulted in the court's 1973 decision that established a woman's right to an abortion


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The car bomb exploded Friday near the lodgings of judges and prosecutors in the mainly Kurdish town of Viransehir in Sanliurfa province


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A man taking a selfie after an Iranian dam burst was among at least seven people killed as floods, avalanches…


Thai cops in huge meth pill seizure Thai cops in huge meth pill seizure

Police in Thailand seized more than seven million methamphetamine tablets on Saturday following a dramatic…


Kim Jong Nam's toxicology report could take two weeks: Malaysia Kim toxicology report could take two weeks: Malaysia

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Hitler's phone is up for auction; bids to start at $100k Hitler's phone is up for auction; bids to start at $100k

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Pakistan Senate passes landmark Hindu marriage bill Pakistan Senate passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

It will be the first personal law for Pakistani Hindus, applicable in Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces


Philippines: Duterte critic Leila de Lima faces drugs charges Philippines: Duterte critic faces drug charges

Lima’s former driver-bodyguard, ex-top officials of government agencies and a high-profile inmate, were also hit with the charges


Pope Francis denies the existence of Islamic terrorism Pope Francis denies the existence of Islamic terrorism

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China police arrest mine manager in explosion death cover-up China police arrest mine manager in explosion death cover-up

Mines in China, the world's largest consumer and producer of coal, are notoriously unsafe despite government pledges to improve work safety standards


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The abduction was one of the high profile attacks on journalists under former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, when dozens of reporters were killed


Kim Jong Nam assassination: Malaysia will conduct 2nd autopsy Kim Jong Nam murder: Malaysia to conduct 2nd autopsy

The official says the result of the first autopsy on Kim Jong Nam was inconclusive


Kim Jong Nam murder: Fourth suspect arrested Kim Jong Nam murder: Fourth suspect arrested

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Pakistan 'kills 100 militants' after Sufi shrine attack Pakistan crackdown leaves 100 militants dead

Pakistan reacts with raids across the country and by lashing out at Afghanistan which it accuses of tolerating militant sanctuaries


Kim's family must provide DNA before body released: Malaysia Kim's family must provide DNA before body released: Malaysia

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Myanmar reopens border gate with Bangladesh Myanmar reopens border gate with Bangladesh

The border gate reopens for entry and departure in Maungtaw, Rakhine state in the weekend due to restoration of peace and stability in the region


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A suicide bomber walked into the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sindh province, and detonated his explosives among a crowd of worshippers on Thursday


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The participants laid flowers and lit incense at the stature of King Ly Thai To, the founder of capital Hanoi


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The temple complex covers 1,000 acres of northern Bangkok—10 times the size of the Vatican City


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The case is linked to a scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geung-hye


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